Opening doors: Teacher-guided observations

Sahakian, Pauline; Stockton, John
March 1996
Educational Leadership;Mar1996, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p50
Describes the Teacher-Guided Observation/Curriculum Analysis, a continuously evolving instructional and circular development program at the Dr. Floyd B. Buchanan High School in Clovis, California. Recognition of the needs of teachers to be treated as professionals, have opportunities to grow, have primary responsibility for curriculum analysis and to experience camaraderie.


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